When Robert Plant takes the stage for the Waterfront Blues Festival this year, it will culminate a major fundraiser for the Oregon Food Bank.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The crippled cruise ship whose sewage-filled breakdown in the Gulf of Mexico subjected thousands to horrendous conditions tore loose Wednesday from the dock where it’s being repaired, lumbered downriver and crunched into a cargo
NEW YORK (AP) — A research firm expects Facebook’s mobile ad revenue to soar this year, hitting nearly $1 billion a year after the company started to splice ads into its users’ mobile phones and tablets.
SISSONVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Production crews were not with a young star of the reality show “BUCKWILD” when he died over Easter weekend and hadn’t filmed him since earlier in the week, MTV officials said Wednesday.
CAIRO (AP) — It has come to be known as the “Battle of the Mountain”: a ferocious fight between members of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and their opponents near the group’s Cairo headquarters. In a country that has already
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Insurgents wearing Afghan army uniforms launched a suicide attack and stormed a courthouse Wednesday in a failed bid to free Taliban inmates, killing at least 44 people, half of them shot in the basement.
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — A sheriff’s official says a man has been arrested for making a threat during the investigation into the killings of a Texas prosecutor and his wife, but there is no indication he’s connected to
LOS ANGELES (AP) — He’s not milking his fame, but Ryan Gosling is lending his name to the cause of cows.
The 32-year-old actor sent a letter this week to the National Milk Producers Federation urging the group
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” is moving from New Jersey to New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement Wednesday.
The eighth season of the popular talent competition
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A federal judge has found that an Illinois man accused of plotting to firebomb dozens of Oklahoma churches is incompetent to stand trial.
Wednesday’s ruling from U.S. Magistrate Paul J. Cleary in Tulsa means
Don’t know your pork butts from your rump roasts? It may be getting a little easier.
The American meat industry is rolling out a refresh of the often confusing 40-year-old system used for naming the various cuts of
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A convicted felon planned to burglarize a San Fernando Valley home but ended up kidnapping a 10-year-old girl at knifepoint and sexually assaulting her after his partner in crime fled, authorities revealed Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many workers are getting false or misleading information about options for their 401(k) accounts when they change jobs, congressional auditors said Wednesday in a report that urged regulators to offer consumers clearer guidance about their
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s presidential campaign on Wednesday veered between warnings of military meddling in the April 14 vote and opposition mirth at the acting president’s suggestion that the spirit of Hugo Chavez visited him as “a
KAUFMAN, Texas (AP) — A former Texas justice of the peace convicted of theft says he voluntarily submitted to a gun residue test as part of the investigation into the weekend killings of a Texas prosecutor and his
WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. Councilmember and former mayor Marion Barry has been released from the hospital after being treated for a drop in blood sugar.
The 77-year-old Barry was taken to Howard University Hospital on Tuesday night. His
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are debating a wide-ranging package of gun control measures with expectations they will pass, over the outcry of gun rights advocates.
Debate on the legislation opened today in the state Senate, which
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia soldier accused of plotting attacks as leader of an anti-government militia group was charged with murder by the Army on Wednesday in the 2011 death of his pregnant wife.
Pvt. Isaac Aguigui
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City’s casinos saw their profit fall by more than 27 percent last year, even as revenue from non-gambling sources inched upward.
The city’s casinos collectively posted $360 million in gross operating profits
PARIS (AP) — For a French president who came to power on a promise of “irreproachability,” naming a lying tax-dodger to be his chief tax collector was probably not the best move.
Now Francois Hollande is a president